Late at night, Mark Whitacre watched an FBI agent leave his home and walk toward the car, gone at last and completely oblivious to the corporate crime at work in a Fortune 500 company. It was over.
The attention-seeking gaudiness of how some promote their God (and careers) speaks more to public relations than actual piety. Individuals who are truly at peace with their beliefs would be content to pray privately and without showy fanfare.
The God of all Creation is calling us to be the stewards we have been called to be and save this Earth before it is forever altered in ways that harm the world's people and the rest of life. We're all busy. But if we wait longer we sentence our children and grandchildren to a harsh existence very far from the Kingdom of God envisioned for this planet.
Somehow folks have turned human sexuality into the litmus test for faithful Christianity. Speaking as a pastor, Ken Wilson reminds us that our church conversations involve not abstract principles, but people.
The Light of the world has rekindled, never to go out again..."he who gives his light to all creation" is risen. Face after face is lit, as from one person to the next we are delivered from indistinct silhouette to bright, living color.
I was a troublemaker in Sunday school. No, not because I was passing notes (though they were passed, discreetly). I was a troublemaker because I did the worst thing a young Southern Baptist born and raised girl can do: I asked questions. The big questions.
G.K. Chesterton is supposed to have commented that Christianity has not been tried and failed, but has been tried and found too difficult. I am not su...
To be sure, leftists don't want to encourage the political right which has its own opportunistic and underhanded agenda in the Middle East. Yet, by sweeping controversy under the rug and not engaging in key debates, the left opens itself up for attack.
Long after the colored eggs are eaten, and the Easter bonnets stored away, the message remains that, as followers of Jesus, we are freed to work for liberation and freedom, do justice and seek peace and wholeness in his name.
Since today's Hagia Sophia suggests a house of multiple faiths, many visitors may feel confused, subconsciously or not, about their relationship with the building.
It's Easter, which in political terms means there is going to be some government body that attempts to put up religious symbols on public property and some outside group that says those symbols are unconstitutional.
Everything depends on whether Tehran, and not just President Hassan Rouhani, is serious. No surprise, many analysts -- and more importantly, paladins of Capitol Hill -- remain skeptical. And that doubt has fueled efforts to impose new sanctions, which would impede if not kill efforts to reach a final accord.
The immediate release of the Metropolitans would send a powerful, positive, and encouraging Easter message to all those men, women and children who have suffered from the war, kidnappings and the deteriorating human security in Syria.
Forget the fact that the story is fiction and set approximately a hundred thousand years into the future, the problem is gay couples not being held accountable for their lifestyle, and that is clearly unacceptable to some people.
The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) would like to specifically respond to and correct some of the egregiously erroneous stateme...
While I am certainly a creationist, I am decidedly not a "Creationist" with a capital "c," and I am quite content with deGrasse Tyson's description of the very beginnings of our universe.